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Old 03-25-2018, 09:03 PM
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Default ProSeal Clean Up

I just had my first experience with ProSeal where I used it to bond the rudder trailing edge together. I was pretty careful with it and didn't get any on my clothes, but I did get a small amount on my hands and forearms.

This stuff doesn't come off easily I found. What do you guys use to get if off skin?
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:08 PM
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The best idea is to use latex examination gloves while working with Proseal. The next best idea is to use a barrier cream. If it were on my hands I think I'd just let it wear off (like I did as a kid with Ambroid glue from modelling) as any kind of solvent that would remove the Proseal would likely be harmful to your skin.
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:13 PM
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I wonder if WD-40 would cut it? It's been used as a cleaner for several things.

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Old 03-25-2018, 09:15 PM
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Actually, ProSeal comes off readily with just soap and water. Takes about three weeks.
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:32 PM
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Lacquer thinner. It will also take off several layers of skin - so fair warning.

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Old 03-25-2018, 09:56 PM
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I've always used acetone, works well and doesn't seem to take any skin off
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:57 PM
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I've always used acetone, works well and doesn't seem to take any skin off
I use acetone too (used it today, in fact), but in very modest quantities.

The best solution is to wear an old (disposable) long sleeve shirt and nitrile or latex gloves.
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Old 03-26-2018, 06:52 PM
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I asked our one of our AOG team about this today and he uses Wypall cleaning wipes. He gave me one and combined with a bit of elbow grease it seemed to do the job. As a bonus is smells like citrus!

https://www.grainger.com/product/4YC...180327005027:s
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Old 03-26-2018, 07:21 PM
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Maybe I've been lucky, or have bad proseal, but I've had good luck applying body lotion to proseal covered skin and let it soak for a bit. Then just soap, rag and water seem to get the majority cleaned off.
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Old 03-26-2018, 08:49 PM
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Default Hand cleaner

The best non toxic stuff is "GOJO" Natural Orange PUMICE hand cleaner.
The stuff works great no sticky feeling on your hands when you are done.
Or find something with pumice in it, like old Lava hand soap if they still make it.
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